Truth does not require belief
Love him or hate him, you will always have an opinion and you will not be indifferent to Dave J. He’s possibly one of the more controversial figures that fakeologist ever hosted.
Modern science is based on the principle: give us one free miracle and we’ll explain the rest. The one free miracle was the appearance of all matter and energy in the universe, with all the laws that govern it.
Via Hoi Polloi @ CC22
BBT is essentially the same as the Bible’s theory, except faster.
If we don’t believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don’t believe in it at all.
Amazing that he was charged criminally with spreading false news (a law from the King days in 1200s), then they suspended his (Royal) mail. He beat both obscure charges.
The more you listen to this interview the more you realise he was possibly a real free speech fighter.
“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.”? Alice Walker
“People who want a sane, static, measurable world take the first aspect of an event or person and stick to it, with an almost self-protective obstinacy, or by a natural limit to their imaginations. They do not indulge in either deepening or magnifying.”
h/t Richard Benedict
There are very few human beings who receive the truth, complete and staggering, by instant illumination. Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment, on a small scale, by successive developments, cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.
Truth is something which can’t be told in a few words. Those who simplify the universe only reduce the expansion of its meaning.
“The half-truth is the most dangerous form of lie, because it can be defended in part by incontestable logic.”
SOURCE: “The Secret Destiny Of America,” page 195, by Manly P. Hall, a 33rd degree Freemason; 1944; ISBN: 0-89314-388-X; publisher: The Philosophical Research Society, Inc, Los Angeles, California.
Only the small secrets need to be protected. The big ones are kept secret by public incredulity
Not sure if I’ve posted this before. Came up after writing this post.
1952: Croyez ceux qui cherchent la vérité, doutez de ceux qui la trouvent.
1959: Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.1971: Love those who seek the truth; beware of those who find it.
1974: Love those who seek the truth; distrust those who have found it.
1980: Follow the man who seeks the truth. Shun the one who claims to have found it.
1986: Lead me to those who seek the truth, and deliver me from those who’ve found it.
2007: Follow the man who seeks the truth; run from the man who has found it.
2009: Honour those who seek the truth, but beware of those who’ve found it.
2010: I love the man who seeks the truth and hate the man who claims to have it.